Ch 7: MTEL Business: Controlling Function of Management

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Control is an important element of management and functions in various areas. This chapter in the MTEL Business course reviews areas of control in business and helps to prepare you for the MTEL Business exam.

MTEL Business: Controlling Function of Management - Chapter Summary

Controlling will be an important part of managing a business when a person reaches that level. This set of video lessons in the MTEL Business course goes over all of the areas of control within a business which you have previously learned while preparing you to take the exam and get your license. The various topics you will be exploring in this area of the course will include the following:

  • Controlling and management
  • Organizational controls
  • Financial controls
  • Budget controls
  • Marketing and human resource controls
  • Computers and information controls

The various types of controls are all presented in video format. Lessons feature timelines that enable you to watch each presentation at your own pace without worrying about missing a section. When you have finished each lesson, a self-assessment quiz is available to give you an idea of how well you are prepared for the actual MTEL Business exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: MTEL Business: Controlling Function of Management
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Controlling as a Function of Management

1. Controlling as a Function of Management

In this lesson, we will explore the role of controlling as a function of management and its use of various control mechanisms to reach organizational goals.

Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

2. Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

In the business world, organizations constantly need to ensure that they're meeting the goals they've set for themselves. That's where the three types of organizational controls come in. Watch this lesson to learn about feedforward, concurrent and feedback controls.

Financial Controls in Organizations

3. Financial Controls in Organizations

Organizations have to deal with a lot of money. How do they keep it all straight? In this lesson, we're going to explore the concept of financial controls and see how these can be used to help organizations manage their resources.

Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

4. Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

In this lesson, we will explain the purpose of budget controls and explore several key related concepts including top-down budgeting, bottom-up budgeting, zero-based budgeting and flexible budgeting.

Marketing Controls: Market Research, Test Marketing & Marketing Statistics

5. Marketing Controls: Market Research, Test Marketing & Marketing Statistics

In this lesson, we will explain the purpose of marketing controls and explore related concepts, such as market research, test marketing, and marketing statistics.

Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

6. Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

This lesson will explain various human resource controls, including employee appraisals, discipline, observations and types of training as part of the management process.

Computers and Information Controls in Organizations

7. Computers and Information Controls in Organizations

In this lesson, we will explore computer and information controls in organizations related to performance limitations, behavioral limitations, and health risks.

Chapter Practice Exam
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